First Friday is Juneau’s monthly celebration of all things artistic. Here’s a look at what’s going on around town…

Alaska Brewing Company Depot
4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
219 S. Franklin St.

Alaskan Brewing Co. Depot is hosting a event featuring the newest addition to their Pilot Series, the Imperial Red Ale. There will also be snacks by Silverbow Bakery and a few other Alaskan favorites.

Alaskan Hotel & Bar
10:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.
167 S Franklin St.

Alaskan Hotel & Bar will have music from DJ Doctor DJ and DJ Taco Todd.

Annie Kaill’s
4:30 – 7:00 p.m.
244 Front St.

Annie Kaill’s will show work by three artists: Kate Boyan, Annie Rivers and Brandon Howard. Boyan will be showing her high-end beaded handbags, Dennis will be presenting her original black and white drawings and Howard will be displaying his handmade pottery.

4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
237 Front St.

Artifacts will be showing new fossil ivory jewelry by gallery owner and Juneau resident Jim Hopkins. Continuing his thirty year exploration of both fossil walrus and woolly mammoth ivory, Hopkins creates wearable art from Alaska’s history.

Aunt Claudia’s Dolls
11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
114 S Franklin St.

Aunt Claudia’s Dolls will be welcoming three Canadian stone dolls to the museum. The new figures are all in Eastern Canadian clothing: a guy mending a net, a woman re-forming a mukluk sole and her husband keeping her company.

The Canvas
4:30 – 7:00 p.m.
223 Seward St.

Canvas will have a gallery exhibit “Paper/Print,” featuring two local artists, Fumi Matsumoto and Kaki Shields. The exhibit combines their mutual interest in re-purposing common, found objects as materials for creating their art.



5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
917 Glacier Avenue

Coppa will be hosting an art show titled, “Kids of the Flats,” featuring work from kids in Juneau.

4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
118 Seward St.

GCI will have live music from classical guitarist Dan Hopson and Coppa ice cream.

Juneau Arts & Cultural Center
4:30 – 7:00 p.m.
350 Whittier St.

Shgen George will be showing traditional and contemporary octopus bags and also exhibiting the work of her young students. Light refreshments and children’s activities will be provided.

Juneau Artists Gallery
4:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Senate Mall at 175 South Franklin

Devita Stipek Writer lives and paints at her home and studio on Horse Island, south of Auke Bay. Using oil paints and thick, rich colors, she prefers to paint outdoors and works directly from the scene. Refreshments will be provided.

4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
360 Egan Drive

Pets of all shapes and sizes will be celebrated in a KTOO photo show. The event also includes a reception featuring storyteller Pete Griffin. Griffin will be celebrating the release of his CD of personal stories, “Welcome to Alaska, Tales from the Tongass Forest and Beyond.”

NorthWind Architects
4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
126 Seward St.

NorthWind Architects will have an open house showcasing their newest projects.

Rainforest Yoga
5:15 – 6:15 p.m.
Emporium Mall

Jenny Strumfeld is back from her adventures in Central and South American and will be leading a special hour of yoga for all levels. The class will focus on breathing techniques and posture.

The Rookery
4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
111 Seward St.

Arnie Weimer’s show continues this month at the Rookery. Weimar’s works includes portraits and scenes from around Juneau.

Silverbow Bakery
4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
120 2nd St.

Larry Johansen is displaying a series of photographs in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act. The theme of the photographs is designated wilderness along Alaska’s Inside Passage. Guests will get a free poster depicting each of the wilderness areas and the event will be webcast on

4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
204 N Franklin St. (above High Tide)

Artist Jason Lucas returns to Juneau after 15 years outside. Lucas will be presenting large-scale abstract works for Vanity’s First Friday event.

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